LAST WEEK On the LuAnn Nigara Inc Podcasts
Power Talk Friday: Sandra Funk: How Mistakes and Obstacles Led to Growth & Transformation
On today’s sponsored show, Sandra Funk is here to share all the details of her upcoming course, the “Interior Design Standard”. I’m so excited to share Sandra Funk’s business program, the “Interior Design Standard”, with you because I know it will be the best investment for your business.Listen Now
Richelle Plett: How to Sell Upholstery Without a Sit Test
Today I am chatting with Richelle Plett, seasoned interior designer, and expert in upholstered furniture. We talk about her proprietary course, Upholstery Uncovered, which is accompanied by her, literally beautiful, book by the same name. We also talk about her exciting new 3-hour intensive course available through LuAnn University starting fall 2022, called “Close more upholstered furniture sales: No sit test required!”. This episode and her courses are for you if you have ever struggled to sell upholstered pieces to your clients without a “sit test”. When you know the ergonomics of upholstered pieces and the construction of them, you can confidently specify comfortable, beautiful upholstered furniture without the stress and anxiety of “will they like it”? Be the expert and learn how to confidently sell upholstered furniture even when your client cannot try it themselves.Listen Now
Power Talk Friday: Jamie Van Cuyk: What You Need to Consider When Making Your Next Hire
It seems like everywhere I turn, businesses in our industry are hiring. And yet, just as many of them are struggling to find the right way to hire and onboard for long-term success. Today, Jamie Van Cuyk of Growing Your Business joins me to discuss the ins and outs of hiring the best fit employee for your team.Listen Now
Jessica Harling: The 7 Step Sales Process and 3 Proven Sales Techniques to be More Succesful
Today, we’re talking about my favorite thing—sales. And I can think of nobody better to help me talk through sales than my colleague, Jessica Harling. She is walking us through the proven 7-Step Sales Process from Exciting Windows—the same process that she covers in her course at LuAnn University. She also talks about 3 proven sales techniques that will help you be more successful. You’re going to get a high-level look at every step along the way, its purpose, and how it folds into a successful sale.Listen Now
Vita’s Tip in 10 with Vita Vygovska: Moving Forward Despite Your Fears
Today, Vita wants to know; what are you afraid of? What fears are holding you back from things you want, or know you need to do? Vita is sharing a little tip she has learned from her experience in ballroom dancing. That’s right. Ballroom dancing. So what does ballroom dancing have to do with being a business owner? Tune in today and find out!Listen Now
C-Suite Talks with Madeleine MacRae: Get in the Driver’s Seat — What’s driving the growth of your business
Welcome to Window Treatments for Profit. It’s Wednesday, which means there’s a brand new episode of C-Suite Talks with Madeleine MacRae for you to dive into.Listen Now
Bryan Short: The Value of Business Coaching for a Window Treatment Professional
It’s no secret that I value coaching. I am a coach. I work with coaches. I interview coaches regularly. But I never tire of hearing how individual businesses benefit from different conversations and approaches with their coaches. Today, Bryan Short of Sewing Loft of Avon shares his insights into how a business coach transformed his business.Listen Now
Christie Rocha: Happy Birthday, Sass Says Podcast!
On today’s solo show I am celebrating 1 year of the Sass Says podcast!! I’m sharing a personal story that involves a Taylor Swift concert, what I hope you’ve learned this past year from me and my guests, and what I hope to do more of in the coming year!Listen Now
Dr. Cassandra Lenza: Body Image IRL: How to Navigate the World with Body Image and Eating Disorders
Dr. Cassandra Lenza is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and owner of Healing on Hudson LLC, a growing network of specialized therapists in New Jersey. She specializes in anxiety, balancing life transitions, depression, eating disorders, body image, and trauma. Prior to opening her private practice, she was Clinical Director of BALANCE, a leading eating disorder treatment center in NYC. She also completed a two-year postgraduate program at the Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia. We discuss eating disorders, disordered eating, what are the signs to look for in friends, family, and children, and what the healing process can look like. We also talk about Intuitive Eating, diet culture, and what to say and not to say when it comes to a person’s body. We also talk about body image and just how hard it is to have a body. “A lot of relief can be found in knowing that having a body is really challenging. The experience of living in a body where things can go wrong, can break, can feel differently from one week to the next is something we don’t talk about nearly enough.” – Dr. Cassandra LenzaListen Now
Christie Rocha: Sober Curious…Maybe.
In this solo episode I am sharing a bit about my history with alcohol and how over the last few months I’ve contemplated quitting altogether. I’ll explain why, what I did and am currently doing to satisfy my curiosity, and how alcohol and my mental health go hand-in-hand. I’m also sharing how alcohol is linked to my body image and it’s perhaps not what you think! I talk about a concept I am calling “informed consent” around alcohol and weight loss.Listen Now
Sunni VonMutius: Can You Codify Support Through a Depressive Episode? Here’s How!
Sunni VonMutius is an Intuitive Strategist and founder of Wildflower Strategy. She is masterful at helping analytically minded people integrate spirituality into their daily lives and businesses. Sunni is a certified PMP, a Reiki Master and is currently pursuing ordination as a Minister of Metaphysics. We talk about an article Sunni wrote for Medium.com on what her depression feels like and the checklists and support system Sunni created to self-manage depressive episodes. Sunni shares how her years as a nomad prepared her for motherhood, the importance of self-awareness, and how everyday tasks around the house can be meditative. “When it comes to the people who are close to me, I don’t get to be the judge of if I’ve helped them ‘enough’ to deserve them helping me in that moment.” – Sunni VonMutiusListen Now